In 2020 Orkney had the third highest level of vacant dwellings within Scotland with an estimated 5.6% of the housing stock lying empty.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,342 as 8 new positive test results were recorded in the Health Board area today, 31st December 2021.
Vet charity PDSA is urging owners to take preventive action – especially those who took on a pet during the pandemic – in a bid to reduce the extreme distress and suffering that fireworks can cause.
Women and girls over the age of 13 can apply for up to £500 from The Practical Training Fund.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,334 as 13 new positive cases were recorded in the Health Board area on 30th December 2021.
Orkney’s farming community brought joy to their community yesterday, 29th of December, when a spectacular tractor run filled the streets of Kirkwall with the lights of the festive season.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 1,321 as 203 new positive test results have been recorded in the Health Board area since Christmas Eve.
“Water supplies are now gradually restoring for affected customers as our network recovers.”
The full repair will take an estimated 2 hours from now to complete.
“We have now identified the cause of the interruption to water supply affecting customers in Stromness and Orkney. “